Immerse Yourself in the Cornwall Arts Scene
The arts scene in Cornwall is growing in leaps and bounds. From world-class musicians to exciting theatre to thought provoking visual arts, culture is alive and well along the St. Lawrence.
Just about every music genre can be heard in Cornwall, ranging from pop and rock to celtic, chamber and country music. View profiles of some of Cornwall's most recent recording artists.
From watercolour to oil to acrylic to mixed media, the focus on arts is often on painters and their craft. View profiles of some of Cornwall's best known visual artists.
Cornwall and the surrounding region has been the location of more than a few movies over the past few years. View profiles of some of Cornwall's film makers.
Cornwall is home to several excellent theatre companies, many of which take advantage of excellent local facilities. Learn more about plays and theatre productions in Cornwall.
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Cornwall Art Gallery
The Cornwall Regional Art Gallery is located in downtown Cornwall on Pitt Street and is owned and operated by the Cornwall Gallery Society. It features rotating monthly shows of regional artists and a Gallery Shop that sells the work of local artisans. Information: (613) 938-7387. More info: Website
Apples and Art Tour
The Apples and Art Tour provides visitors with an opportunity to combine a spectacular autumnal drive through the scenic Seaway Valley while visiting over 35 artists and craftspersons in their studios and at heritage sites and museums. The tour is held the last weekend of September (10 a.m.- 5 p.m.) and admission is free.
Lift-Off is Cornwall's premiere event, an annual outdoor music festival that is also Ontario's only hot air balloon festival. Lift-Off is held in Lamoureux Park on the St. Lawrence River and attracts over 50,000 people over 3 days in July. Recent performers have included Colin James, Tom Cochrane, and Theory of a Deadman. More info: Website